FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 3-Interview with Marie Patterson, Vice President of Marketing for Hiperos
What you need to know about Canada's new Anti-Spam Law (CASL)
Why Ending FCC Blackout Rules May Be Broadcast TV's Demise
FCC Proposes New Rules On Local Wireless Siting
Data Center Networks – Interview with Jeff Moerdler, Member, Mintz Levin
What to expect from FCC Post-Governement Shutdown
Employer Social Media Policies – Interview with Mitch Danzig, Member, Member, Mintz Levin
Jason Maloni on Data Security
JOBS Act Implementation Regulations
Ernest DelBuono on Aviation
Jack Deschauer on Government Investigations
PODCAST - Inside Law - Public Policy Issues in 2013
Condo Adviser: Condominium Rules and Enforcement
Condo Adviser: What is 'FHA approved,' exactly?
Condo Owners and Dealing with Uncooperative Management Companies
Reserve Funds: Purposes and Common Mistakes
Instapundit: America's IP Laws Need to be "Pruned Back"
Polsinelli Podcast - Social Media at Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't?
Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
In our electronic-device age, new data privacy issues seem to pop up every day. Did you know that you were being tracked as you walked through a retail store?...more
As online social gaming becomes more pervasive in the lives of children today, it is vital for video game providers to understand and comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Rule (“COPPA Rule”). The COPPA...more
Electronic advertising is on the rise as companies seek to meet consumers where they live: online and on their cell phones. Advertising by electronic mail and text messaging can be tailored to the desired market segment....more
Supplements making claims regarding diabetes, genetically customized nutritional benefits, and weight loss are slammed for false advertising.
Recent Federal Trade Commission (FTC) enforcement activities—including a...more
Under the provisions of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule that invite proposals for new mechanisms for obtaining the verifiable parental consent required to collect, use and disclose personal...more
In congressional testimony, the Federal Trade Commission’s Chairwoman, Edith Ramirez, recently reiterated the FTC’s call for stronger data security laws, while federal legislation concerning data security and breach...more
Mobile apps and consumer privacy continue to be hot issues for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). On February 19, 2014, the FTC staff will hold an open seminar on privacy and related issues raised by mobile tracking...more
The FTC has announced its unanimous approval for the kidSAFE Seal Program proposed by Samet Privacy, LLC under the “safe harbor” provision of the COPPA Rule (the “kidSAFE Seal Program”). The Commission’s decision comes after...more
FTC Drives Car-Related False Ad Suit to Settlement -
The Federal Trade Commission recently settled charges with Nissan North America and its advertising agency over deceptive advertising for the Nissan Frontier pickup...more
It is not often that a decision from a California trial court receives or deserves as much attention as the recent tentative decision issued by Alameda County Superior Court Judge Wynne Carvill in the State’s case against...more
High-Profile Mistake Could Cost Data Brokers:
Could a recent marketing error by OfficeMax impact the entire data-driven marketing industry?
The company sent a mailer addressed to “Mike Seay, Daughter Killed in...more
We all have seen advertisements for weight-loss solutions, and they are often prevalent in the weeks after the New Year. Are these advertisements examples of consumer fraud? According to US Legal.com, consumer fraud refers to...more
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) are intensifying their regulatory and enforcement focus on proprietary schools and third-party marketing companies.
In the fall of...more
In many misleading advertising and consumer protection cases, a company that discovers a regulatory breach will self-report to the Competition Bureau or other law enforcement agencies, and implement a voluntary compensation...more
In this issue:
- FTC says Agencies Responsible for Clients' Deceptive Ads
- Don't Let Product Claims Fly Solo with Other Products
- FTC Wants TV to Trim Deceptive Diet Ads
- Home is Not Where the...more
A California court ruled earlier this month that Overstock must pay a roughly $6.8 million penalty to settle claims that the retailer “routinely and systematically” made false and misleading claims about the prices of its...more
Many advertising industry predictions for 2014 have trumpeted the rise of "native advertising" and "content marketing" in digital media, where advertising or sponsored content is integrated with or designed to resemble...more
Shape Magazine Should “Clearly and Conspicuously” Disclose Branded Content, Says NAD -
Keeping a close eye on native advertising, the National Advertising Division recently reviewed an article in Shape magazine that...more
In this issue:
- GAO and Senate Commerce Committee Release Studies...more
This paper discusses the regulatory and judicial consequences to your business of failing to make sufficiently clear, accurate and comprehensible privacy disclosures; reports common problems with privacy...more
On January 7, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission announced “Operation Failed Resolution”, targeting false and deceptive claims made by marketers of weight loss products. As part of this initiative, the FTC issued updated...more
In this issue:
- Former BCP Director Discusses how FTC Picked its Fights
- Court Pierces the Veil on Anonymous Online Reviews
- FTC Finds Green Diaper Claims Don’t Hold Water
- A Warning Letter is...more
Should retailers be required to obtain written consent before sending a consumer a text message with information or a coupon that was specifically requested? The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) thinks not, and has...more
On January 15, the FTC announced that a major mobile technology company agreed to resolve allegations that it violated Section 5 of the FTC Act by failing to inform account holders that entering their password on their mobile...more
SPECIAL FOCUS: Exploring the Ony Decision and Its Impact on False Advertising Claims Involving Scientific Findings -
Last year, the Second Circuit issued an opinion in Ony, Inc. v. Cornerstone Therapeutics, Inc., a...more
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